Alexandre Kalache was again guest speaker at the Fernando Henrique Cardoso Foundation (Fundação FHC) in São Paulo in May. He spoke alongside the Dutch Vice-Minister of Health, Bas van den Dungen, on the subject of what lessons Brazil can derive…Read more
ILC-Brazil President gives keynote presentation to the Federation of Industries of the State of Santa Catarina (FIESC)
On May 17th, Alexandre Kalache addressed a large audience of the Federation of Industries of Santa Catarina (FIESC) in the State Capital Florianopolis in May on the subject of “The Longevity Revolution in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution”.…Read more
ILC-Brazil President Alexandre Kalache gives public presentation on the theme of “Ethical Dilemmas and Longevity” at the Eva Herz Theatre in Sao Paulo.
On May 8th, Dr Kalache was joined by Rabbi Michel Schlesinger, journalist Mara Luquet and actor Sergio Mamberti, to discuss ethical considerations in relation to longer-lived lives. The public event was held at the Eva Herz Theatre at the Sao…Read more
Alexandre Kalache participates in small-group meeting on dementia care with HRH Queen Silvia of Sweden and Swedish delegation.
On April 5th, the ILC-Brazil President met with HRH Queen Silvia and Swedish dementia care policy-makers in Sao Paulo to discuss potential for Brazilian/Swedish collaborations. Queen Silvia’s mother was Brazilian and she spent her childhood in Brazil. She maintains a…Read more
Based on the 2015 report entitled “Active Ageing: A Policy Framework in Response to the Longevity Revolution“, Ina Voelcker (technical director of ILC-Brazil), Louise Plouffe (former research director of ILC-Brazil and now research director at ILC-Canada) and Alexandre Kalache (president…Read more
The theme of our 5th International Longevity Forum will be resilience. Any sudden, highly impactful event that forces inexorable change upon society is a revolution. We are being impacted by two unprecedented and concurrent revolutions today – the Longevity Revolution and…Read more
The voices of older people in Brazil – 3rd review of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing
The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) is now being reviewed for a third time. The guidelines for the review and appraisal process, provided by the United Nations, foresee a bottom-up approach with substantial and very active participation…Read more
On March 15th, Alexandre Kalache delivered the keynote of the event “Longevity – impact on the private sector” organized by the American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil (Amcham-Brasil). After his keynote, he moderated an expert panel “Senior professionals: advantages and…Read more
“You have heard a lot about population growth and just now that by 2050, there will be 10 billion people on this planet. But have you thought about how many of them will be older people and who will be…Read more
For the third consecutive year, ILC-Brazil President Alexandre Kalache presented at the Emerging Markets Symposium (EMS) at Oxford University, UK (12-15 January, 2017). As in previous years, the event was convened by Green Templeton College, where Kalache was based for…Read more